Most Popular Male Baby Names,
Michigan, 2010 and 2016



2010

2016



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Male Births: 58,661 Total Male Births: 58,031


1. Jacob 681 1. Noah 514
2. Ethan 586 2. Mason 498
3. Noah 545 3. Benjamin 482
4. Michael 507 4. Liam 464
5. Logan 501 5. Elijah 452
6. Aiden 498 6. Carter 450
7. Alexander 464 7. Oliver 435
8. Mason 455 8. Lucas 426
9. Andrew 440 9. James 417
10. William 423 10. Owen 389
11. Carter 422 11. Jacob 376
12. Benjamin 421 12-13. Logan 375
13. Lucas 419 12-13. Henry 375
14. Joseph 413 14-15. Jackson 372
15. Tyler 412 14-15. William 372
16. Elijah 410 16. Michael 366
17. Jackson 408 17. Alexander 363
18. Landon 407 18. Jack 348
19. Caleb 400 19. Wyatt 345
20. Liam 395 20. Aiden 333
21. Jayden 388 21. Grayson 330
22. Joshua 386 22. Joseph 329
23. Anthony 373 23. Levi 322
24. Brayden 363 24. Lincoln 312
25. Matthew 362 25. Ethan 308
           



Note: The frequency is calculated by counting the unique spelling of the name.  For example, in order to determine the frequency of the name "Glenn", babies named "Glen" would not be considered, even though the two names sound alike and would have a higher  rank if both were counted as one.
Source: 2016 and 2010 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

November 15, 2017